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What’s trending in nursery décor
Nursery décor is getting a lot more sophisticated as trends in interior design – boosted by social media – move quickly into baby spaces: think rose gold, velvet and oversized floral prints . “Interior design is coming ...
HOMEBODY: Books, magazines, resources to help you curate your home
Hey homebodies. This may be a bit of a dry subject, but as I’ve started writing these columns and making changes to my home, I’ve developed a library of sorts containing resources that never cease to provide me with inspiration — ...
CARSON ARTHUR: Unwelcome pests in the garden
Its time to start pay attention to the invaders in our outdoor spaces. This year has seen a jump in some unwelcome pests in the gardens, the trees and even swarming the lawn. Here are the top three on my personal most wanted list. Gypsy ...
STREAMLINE YOUR STUFF: A bathroom, laundry redo driven by dirty grout
It’s been ages since I’ve shared a client renovation project with you and this latest one seemed like it might be helpful if you happen to be planning a bathroom and/or laundry redo at home or at the cottage. Kitchens and bathrooms are ...
MIKE HOLMES: Giving an exterior wall system some extra protection
Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS) is a popular exterior wall system. It’s not hard to see why. When done right, it can provide a good barrier against rain and snow, offers some extra insulation, and it can add a lot of character to a ...
How to cool down your home
Keeping your cool while juggling kids on summer break, out-of-town guests and work commitments can be a bit much in the hot weather, so why not focus on something else – like the latest in fan and air-conditioning technology? People are now ...
Everything old is new again for these vintage heroes
Nine years ago, Nancy Farnum, one of the owners of Two Barn Owls, tucked in behind an iconic historical retail building in Hudson, began investigating the notion of pop-up retail spaces. Flash forward to today, and she and her present business ...
Mudgirls revive ancient building technique to create earth-friendly cob homes
ROBERTS CREEK — Peer into the low-slung oval-shaped windows in Amanda-Rae and Chris Hergesheimer’s studio and you wouldn’t be surprised to see a hobbit staring back. The Middle Earth aesthetic works well in their Sunshine Coast ...
Social media’s impact on home decorating
In the old days, homeowners would flip through bulky catalogues and wander, often aimlessly, through stores and showrooms to choose new furniture and decor. Fast forward to today and it’s easy to see why they’re bypassing these ...
STEVE MAXWELL: Semi-finished basement an economical compromise
Finishing a basement is one of the most popular home improvement jobs in Canada because it’s an effective way to increase living space in your house. The thing is, there are two drawbacks to finishing a basement in the usual way. First, ...